Explosive to mitigate reactive ground risks

MINING supplier Bulk Mining Explosives has developed a product to aimed at preventing unintended explosions in reactive ground.

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BME has developed a specialised emulsion explosive called Onnovex RG, which has been successfully trialed at various mines in South Africa and Zambia.

 

Reactive ground, as the name suggests, is when sulphides contained in rock, react, with ammonium nitrate from explosives, which can result in explosives activating prematurely, risking worker